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Boulder Cave (Friend Area)

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Boulder Cave がんせきどうくつ
Rock Cave
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Description: A cave surrounded by craggy boulders. Pokémon that are capable of digging through even sheets of rock live here.
Predominant type: Ground
Capacity: 4
Method to obtain: Reward from mission
Friend Area

Boulder Cave (Japanese: がんせきどうくつ Rock Cave) is a Friend Area in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team. It is obtained as a reward from a particular mission. It is in the Cave area, along with the Cryptic Cave, Dragon Cave, and Echo Cave Friend Areas. Upon obtaining it, the player gains access to the Southern Cavern dungeon. All four Pokémon that reside in this Friend Area can either be found there or evolve from Pokémon found there.


It is a cave with a large raised section in the center.


Pokémon Location
050 Diglett Southern Cavern (1F-7F)
Joyous Tower (4F-6F)
051 Dugtrio Evolve Diglett
095 Onix Magma Cavern (21F-23F)
Magma Cavern Pit (1F-2F)
Southern Cavern (40F-50F)
208 Steelix Evolve Onix

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Desert: Furnace Desert
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River: Rub-a-Dub River
Mountains: Mt. DeepgreenMt. CleftMt. Moonview
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